became vice chairman of the board of PCL Construction Holdings Ltd. in 2016
after serving as chair of the board since 2009. Previously, Ross led the PCL
family of companies as president and chief executive officer, beginning in 1997.
He began his PCL career in Winnipeg in
1969 after obtaining a bachelor of science degree in civil engineering from the
University of Manitoba.
Ross’s recent awards include Consumers' Choice 2004 Businessman of the Year, University of Alberta 2005 Canadian Business Leader of the Year, Alberta Venture Magazine 2006 Alberta’s Business Person of the Year, Junior Achievement of Northern Alberta and Northwest Territories 2007 Business Hall of Fame Inductee, University of Regina 2008 Business Leadership Award, and Canada’s Outstanding CEO of the Year™ for 2009, sponsored by National Post, Deloitte, and the Caldwell Partners.